Have you ever wanted to start you own business? If so, you realize that there are a lot of risks involved, not to mention that it may require you to take out a loan or quit your current job. While that sounds great on paper, not all of us can completely give-up our 9-to-5 jobs. You […]Read More 25 Business Ideas You Can Launch While Still Having a Full-Time Job
The startup-childbirth analogy ranks among our most overworked business clichés. We talk less about the deathbed vigil that accompanies failure. But as this recent Tumblr post attests, that metaphor is just as apt. Founders watch helplessly as their companies expire, comforting themselves with memories of early promise. Ultimately, though, they descend into recriminations (directed at […]Read More Fail on Your Own Terms
Exclusively creating custom content can be very effective if you do it consistently over a long period of time. However, that overall effort isn’t always possible for every organization. Even if a company manages to produce 100 percent of their own content marketing materials, it may not always be worth the hefty investment. Instead, more marketers are […]Read More 5 Reasons to Curate More Content for Immediate Success
Sometimes your best employee leaves because he wants to move somewhere sunny or because his wife got a new gig on the other side of the country. Sometimes that uber productive engineer can’t resist the lure of her own startup or your communications ace has decided he wants to be a yoga instructor instead. When […]Read More How to Tell If Your Employees Are Bored
This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice. We’re betting you could probably use a little more organization in your life. Because the more together you (and your belongings) are, the easier it is to do your job and push your career forward. Below […]Read More The 5 Step Plan That Will Keep You Organized Throughout the Work Day
They’re not only boring your employees and colleagues to tears–meetings could be costing your company millions. In fact, a 2014 study by Bain & Company found that on average, senior executives are spending more than two days a week in meetings. Further, 15% of an organization’s time is spent on meetings, a number that’s increased […]Read More How Much Are Meetings Really Costing Your Company?
Mark Pincus has left the building. Well, sort of. In a statement issued earlier today, Pincus, the founder and CEO of Zynga, the troubled gaming start-up that’s been struggling to maintain its relevance ever since its IPO in December 2011, announced he’s fired himself, and hired another industry veteran–Don Mattrick, a former head of Microsoft’s […]Read More Lesson From Zynga: Not All Founders Make Good CEOs
There’s so much to think about when you’ve decided to finally launch your startup. You need office space, staff, a business plan, a capital formation strategy, and much more. You’ll also need to select a logo for your business. That process includes taking the time to determine the best colors for your startup. Here are […]Read More How to Decide on the Best Company Colors for Your Startup